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Gift Ideas for a New Mom

We were so thankful for the many ways our friends and families welcomed our babies when they were born. When someone went out of their way to include something just for mom, we felt so... seen. For a new mom in the thick of it, a simple gift to make her feel more like herself, even for just a minute, can make all the difference.

From at-home self care gifts to cool hands-free ways to stay connected, here are our best ideas to show the love to the moms in your life welcoming little ones during COVID-19 or on your lists this holiday season.

We've marked gifts as under $15 with ** , under $25 with *, and noted (splurge) for $50+ items. This post contains affiliate links which means that if you make a purchase, we may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. Whether you shop for similar ideas on your own or choose one that we linked below, we know you'll make a new mom smile with a gift just for her.

More Ways to Love her Little

Meaningful jewelry to celebrate her new "mama" title or show off her love for her baby

Shop Our Favorites: 1. Initial Necklace** / 2. Big Letter Necklace** / 3. Personalized Initial Necklace with Date* / 4. Dainty Mama Necklace* / 5. Dainty Initial Bracelet* / 6. Hand-Stamped Bar Bracelet*

A way to remember the moments and celebrate baby's firsts

Shop Our Favorites: 1. Letter Board* / 2. First-Year Keepsake Frame* / 3. Baby Memory Journal / 4. Photo Album* / 5. Custom Footprint Art (splurge) / 6. Custom Photo Art (splurge) / 7. Personalized Journal or Planner* / 8. Throw Pillow with Picture (splurge)

A gift certificate for family or newborn photos - because there can't be enough pictures

Something Comfortable


Shop our favorites: 1. Memory Foam Soled Slipper / 2. Suede Slipper Shoe / 3. Cross-band Fleece Slippers*

Cozy Socks to encourage her to kick her feet up

Shop our favorites: 1. Super Soft Plush Slipper Socks* / 2. Happy Socks - a pair for mom & matching pair for baby* / 3. Soothing Spa Lavender & Vitamin E Socks* / 4. Thick Knit Wool Socks**

Lounge & cold weather wear for maximum comfort and cozy walks

Shop our favorites: 1. Mom Mode Crewneck* / 2. Mommy & Me Hats** / 3. Stroller Hand-Muff & Phone Case / 4. Chunky Knit Cardigan*

Some hope for more (or at least more comfortable) sleep

Shop our favorites: 1. Sleep Mask** / 2. Burt's Bees Family Pajamas / 3. Luxury Plush Gel Pillows / 4. Taking Cara Babies Newborn Sleep Class (splurge)


At home spa treatments - she desperately needs 10 minutes of at-home indulgence

Shop our favorites: 1. Moisturizing Facial Masks** / 2. OPI Mini Polish Set / 3. Gold Eye Masks for Dark Circles** / 4. Handcrafted Bath Bombs (or a single bath bomb**) / (not pictured) Mama Gift Set from Tubby Todd Bath Co with Nipple Balm, Hand Cream, Belly Oil, and Freshening Spray (splurge)

Simple gifts to encourage me time - a candle, a journal, or a bath caddy

Shop our favorites: 1. Scented Candle Set (or just one candle**) / 2. Mom's One Line a Day Journal** / 3. Bath Tray Caddy

The Gift of Convenience

A leak-proof water bottle - one less thing to spill in the diaper bag

Shop our favorites: 1. Stay-hydrated Water Bottle* / 2. Auto-seal Insulated Water Bottle* / 3. Iron-Flask Water Bottle

A caffeine fix that is ready quickly and stays hot until she has a chance to take a sip

Shop our favorites: 1. Auto-seal Travel Mug* / 2. Yeti Mug* / 3. Yeti Tumbler / 4. Temp-Controlled Smart Mug (splurge) / 5. Keurig Coffee Maker (splurge) / 6. Nespresso Mini Espresso Machine (splurge)

Fun "tech" gifts that give us a reason to like the 2020s:

1.Bluetooth Tracker to easily find keys, a wallet, or the diaper bag like the Tile Starter Pack

2. Voice-Control for the TV like the Amazon Fire TV Stick

3. A robot vacuum like this E4 that works with Alexa voice control (splurge)

Hands-Free Entertainment & Connection

Wireless headphones - because she won't have an extra hand for her phone

*bonus points if they are noise-cancelling, especially if she plans to sleep train

Shop our favorites: 1. Apple Air Pods (splurge) / 2. Bose Noise-Cancelling Headphones (Rose Gold) (splurge) / 3. Bose Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones (splurge) / 4. Tozo T10 In-Ear Headphones

A Video Calling Device - so she won't need a selfie-stick to make sure you can see baby

Shop our favorites: 1. Facebook Portal TV (splurge) / 2. Facebook Portal (splurge) / 3. Echo Show (splurge, but under $50 on sale) / 4. Echo Show Premium (splurge)

A Bluetooth Speaker - especially if she can ask "it" to play something to soothe baby

Shop our favorites: 1. Sony Mini Bluetooth Speaker / 2. Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Smart Speaker with Alexa voice control (with sale*) / 3. Mini Portable Bluetooth Speaker (with sale* ) / 4. New Echo-Dot (4th Gen) Smart Speaker with Alexa voice control

An E-Reader - one-handed page turning to make reading + feeding possible

Shop our favorites: 1. Kindle Paperwhite (splurge) / 2. Kindle Oasis (best for Audio Books) (splurge)

Food, Food, and More Food (Delivered.)

Fun and easy ways to keep a new mom well-fed no matter where she lives.

Food delivery gift certificates for dinner of mom's choice delivered

1. Uber Eats Gift Card / 2. Postmates Gift Card

Ready-to-go meals delivered to their door

3. Daily Harvest One-Step Prep Food / 4. William Sonoma Home Food / 5. Delivery Spoonful of Comfort Soup Care Package

A surprise sweet treat delivery

6. The Cravory New Mommy Cookies / 7. eCreamery's New Baby Ice Cream Pack / 8. Baked by Melissa Cupcakes

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